The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 58 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.95% 0.96% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 3.08% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate
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£296 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
Entity Framework
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
252 227 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.68% 31.27% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 151 64
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 11 £299 -8.07% 1
North Wales - 2 £275 - 1
Entity Framework
UK

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework.

1 30 (96.77%) .NET
1 30 (96.77%) .NET Framework
2 25 (80.65%) WCF
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) Visual Studio
4 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (67.74%) MVC
5 18 (58.06%) HTML
5 18 (58.06%) CSS
5 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
6 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (51.61%) IIS
6 16 (51.61%) CRM
6 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 16 (51.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (45.16%) C#
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) LINQ
8 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) Windows
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
11 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (51.61%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle9i Database
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
4 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) OLTP
6 1 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) CRM Developer
3 14 (45.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Software Developer
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Architect
6 6 (19.35%) CRM Architect
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
1 30 (96.77%) .NET Framework
2 25 (80.65%) WCF
3 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
4 18 (58.06%) HTML
4 18 (58.06%) CSS
5 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 10 (32.26%) LINQ
7 6 (19.35%) WinForms
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.68%) WPF
10 2 (6.45%) jQuery
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (3.23%) HTML5
11 1 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (3.23%) REST
11 1 (3.23%) CSS3
11 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) MVC
2 16 (51.61%) CRM
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) OOP
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.68%) MVVM
6 3 (9.68%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle